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Gender equity and inclusion in Ghana; Good Intentions, Uneven Progress

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Ayentimi, DT and Burgess, J, Gender equity and inclusion in Ghana; Good Intentions, Uneven Progress, AIRAANZ 2019 Conference, Global Work, Quality Work, 12-14 February 2019, Melbourne, Australia (2019) [Conference Extract]

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate gender equality and inclusion within the Ghanaian context through the examination of legislation, policies and programs. The paper further evaluates what governments, international organizations and civil society groups has been contributed towards addressing issues around the world of work, with particular focus on gender diversity, equality and inclusion in Ghana. The paper highlights the fact that gender activism has increasingly gained momentum and gender diversity, equality and inclusion issues have become fundamental to grassroots activism, national legislation, regional treaties and international declarations. Yet, despite all the apparent embracement of diversity and inclusion objectives, gender segregation, wage inequality, and weak institutional support systems have resulted in very little meaningful progress towards gender equality and inclusion.

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Item Type:Conference Extract
Keywords:Gender equity, diversity, inclusion, Ghana
Research Division:Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Research Group:Business and Management
Research Field:Human Resources Management
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
UTAS Author:Ayentimi, DT (Dr Desmond Ayentimi)
ID Code:136189
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:TSBE
Deposited On:2019-12-05
Last Modified:2020-01-09
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